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“His Touch in My Hands Award” presented to Dr. Chris Yamamoto

Gordon Hospital recently presented a special award during a Hospital Week chapel service, recognizing a physician for best reflecting the hospital’s mission of extending the healing ministry of Christ.

The “His Touch in My Hands Award,” is given to an outstanding physician on the medical staff who best reflects the spirit of God by blending spiritual and medical caregiving. This year’s recipient is Chris Yamamoto, MD, of Gordon Hospital Owasa Family Medicine.

“Extending the healing ministry of Christ is what we are called to do at Gordon Hospital,” said Pete Weber, president and CEO of Gordon Hospital. “We are pleased to recognize Dr. Chris Yamamoto for his work in fulfilling our mission.”

Yamamoto is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California. He completed his internship and residency at the Womack Army Medical Center in North Carolina. Yamamoto is board-certified in family medicine. In addition to treating patients at Gordon Hospital Owasa Family Medicine, he is also the medical director of wound care and treats patients in the Gordon Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine.

About Gordon Hospital
Founded in 1935, Gordon Hospital is proud to be a member of Adventist Health System. With 45 hospital campuses and more than 8,300 licensed beds in nine states, Adventist Health System is a faith-based healthcare organization headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida. A national leader in quality, safety, and patient satisfaction, Adventist Health System’s more than 80,000 employees maintain a tradition of whole-person health by caring for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of every patient. Each Adventist Health System facility operates independently in delivering care and services to best meet the needs of the local communities they serve. While each entity is unique, all remain united in one mission of extending the healing ministry of Christ.


Gordon Hospital
1035 Red Bud Rd
Calhoun, GA 30701
(706) 629-2895